The police in Buwama have arrested a 24 year old man identified as Buyungo Ronald resident of Buwama LC 1 in Mpigi district for defiling a 16 year old girl, impregnating and infecting her with HIV/AIDS.
Fred Enanga the police spokesperson says Buyungo lured the victim to an empty Church and defiled her.
The suspect is alleged to have carried out the heinous crime for 6 days. It was after a while, that the victim started seeing pregnancy signs that would later be confirmed.
“You can really see how dark hearted some people are, because at 24, you basically know what your status is. With this situation, the suspect intentionally defiled and infected the victim who was very innocent” Enanga said.
Meanwhile in Jinja, the police are investigating the case of murder of a one Nakayenga Sophia 75 year old female adult resident of Nakanyonyo Bukware in Jinja district.
According to Enanga, the deceased was murdered by her biological children following misunderstandings over land.
“The deceased has been having land issues with her children, so the children gathered all his clothes, heaped them on her, added a bag of charcoal and set her on fire. By the time the police responded, she was found burning. The fire was stopped, but the legs were already been totally burnt off” Enanga said.
Police has arrested one suspect while the other children are on the run. The deceased’s body has been conveyed to Jinja hospital, pending postmortem and inquiries.